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FCAEA Statement on the Arrests of Tanzanian Journalists

(24 AUGUST 2019 – NAIROBI, Kenya) The Foreign Correspondents’ Association of East Africa (FCAEA) strongly condemns the recent arrests of Tanzanian journalists and the concerning decline in press freedom in the country. The Foreign Correspondents’ Association of East Africa is extremely concerned by the recent arrest of Tanzanian investigative journalist Joseph Gandye of Watetezi TV on August 22, 2019.According to the Tanzania Human Rights Defenders Coalition, which owns Watetezi TV, Gandye…

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FCAEA and SJS Condemn Harassment of Somali Journalists

    (19 JUNE  2019 – NAIROBI, Kenya/MOGADISHU, Somalia) The Foreign Correspondents’ Association of East Africa (FCAEA) and Somali Journalists Syndicate condemn the recent harassment of journalists in Somalia. The Foreign Correspondents’ Association of East Africa (FCAEA) and the Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) are extremely concerned by the deteriorating press freedom in Somalia, including restrictions on journalists reporting from blast sites and threats meant to curtail media freedom. Police fired…

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FCAEA Urges Respectful Debate on Media Coverage in …

16 JANUARY 2019 – NAIROBI The Foreign Correspondents’ Association of East Africa (FCAEA) would like to express its deep condolences to the people of Kenya for the appalling terror attack on the Dusit D2 Hotel on Riverside. We understand these attacks send shockwaves not just through the communities of those directly affected, but across the city and the country as a whole, and can have a traumatising impact on many…